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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Inventory of Effective Food Contact Substance (FCS) Notifications

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FCN No. 455

BASF Corporation

According to Section 409(h)(1)(C) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, food contact substance notifications (FCNs) are effective only for the listed manufacturer and its customers. Other manufacturers must submit their own FCN for the same food contact substance and intended use.
Food Contact Substance: N-phenylbenzenamine reaction products with 2,4,4-trimethylpentene (CAS Reg. No. 68411-46-1).
Notifier: Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corporation
Manufacturer/Supplier: BASF Corporation
Intended Use: As an antioxidant/stabilizer in food-contact adhesives.
Limitations/Specifications: For use at levels not to exceed 1 percent by weight of adhesives complying with 21 CFR 175.105. The FCS may be used in contact with all food types as described in Table 1, at temperatures not to exceed 120°F.
Effective Date: Nov 16, 2004
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Categorical Exclusion 25.32(i) and (j)
FDA Decision: Categorical Exclusion Memo